Mission Enabling Jobs at CISA

There’s more to CISA than cybersecurity! With more than 53 career fields, there is a position here at CISA for everyone. Mission enabling offices are critical to the function of our mission. We work behind the scenes to support CISA’s vision of building a more secure and resilient critical infrastructure for the American people across several departments to include human resources, external affairs, procurement, information technology (IT), policy and planning, and more. Learn more about each mission enabling office below or view CISA’s organizational structure:


Office of Director
Leads CISA’s efforts to understand, manage, and reduce risk to the cyber and physical infrastructure Americans rely on every day.


Office of the Chief Financial Officer 
To ensure the efficient and effective management of budget and financial operations.  To fulfill this mission, the office focuses on continuous improvement in budgeting, financial management, economics, performance planning, and accounting operations.


Office of the Chief Counsel
Provides quality, timely, relevant, and solutions-oriented legal counsel, and support to CISA officials and program offices charged with leading the National effort to understand and manage cyber and physical risks to our critical infrastructure. 


Office of Chief of Staff
Provides strategic vision, guidance, and direction to ensure CISA's Director is prepared to interdict or respond to threats to the homeland.


Office of the External Affairs
Leads the Agency’s efforts to further develop, implement, and oversee current strategic communications efforts focused on building the organizational capacity required to continue to mature CISA’s enterprise; oversees all activities associated with congressional affairs and communications programs.


Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer
Builds and sustains an organization and workforce that is effective, agile, and able to respond to emerging risks and challenges. The office is responsible for business operations and administration that includes executive secretariat official taskings, strategic human capital communications, briefings, budget, procurement, scheduling, logistics, space management and surge capacity force operations.


Office of the Chief Information Officer
Leads the Agency’s efforts to develop, deploy, secure, and support technology solutions for the agency.


Office of the Chief of Workplace Engagement
Coordinate security and resilience efforts using trusted partnerships across the private and public sectors and deliver technical assistance and assessments to federal stakeholders as well as to infrastructure owners and operators nationwide.


Office of the Chief Operations Support
Designs and implement an internal workforce communication and engagement plan based on leadership’s vision aimed at creating one of the top places to work in the federal government.


Office of the Chief Privacy Officer
Responsible for ensuring CISA integrates full individual privacy protections into the management of a safe, secure, and resilient cyber and physical infrastructure. The office represents the privacy interests of all Americans by promoting transparency, fairness, and equality in CISA’s activities, strategies, and operations.


Office of the Chief Security Officer
Oversees CISA’s internal security and threat management programs through a multi-layered approach of integrated security programs, inspections, and investigations.


Office of the Chief Technology Officer
Responsible for the technical vision and strategic alignment of CISA data and mission services to manage risk to federal networks and critical infrastructure.


Officer of Strategy, Policy, and Planning
Integrates strategy across all the organization’s mission areas and ensuring policy, strategy, and operational consistency throughout the agency.


Office of the Chief Acquisition Executive
Provides management and oversight for all acquisition and procurement functions of CISA consistent with the missions of the agency, applicable laws, regulations, principles, and standards.


Office of the Chief of Learning Officer
Leader in identifying and filling the training and education requirements of our country’s Homeland Security Enterprise: Cyber, Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Communications workforce, and related Risk Mitigation professionals.

Join the Mission

CISA is always searching for diverse, talented, and highly motivated professionals to continue its mission of securing the nation’s critical infrastructure. CISA is more than a great place to work; our workforce tackles the risks and threats that matter most to the nation, our families, and communities.

To join this mission, visit USAJOBs to view job announcements and to access the application. Be sure to tailor your resume to the specific job announcement and attach relevant documents.

To receive email notifications when new CISA positions are announced, set up a “saved search” with keyword “Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.”

Individuals eligible for special hiring authorities may also be considered during CISA’s one-stop hiring events or by emailing Veterans@cisa.dhs.gov or Careers@cisa.dhs.gov.

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